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Reporter Laura Klivans followed Sabrina Hanes through her daily routine in Paradise last summer, to learn how she’s developed resilience. She caught up with Hanes after the fire to find out what happens next.
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As many Paradise residents work to piece their lives back together they have the added weight of trauma from the Camp Fire.
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Reporter Laura Klivans visited Paradise this summer for her reporting on childhood trauma. All the places she visited have now burned down. She takes a moment to look back.
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The team tells how they wrapped their arms around a huge story: the impact of violence on children in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in one of the country’s most violent cities.
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Mothers who have experienced trauma and live stressful lives often make bad choices. Gabriela's story is a heartbreaking example.
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Emotional neglect, physical abuse, divorce, a household riven by addiction — science shows that traumas like these in childhood cause poorer health later in life, both mentally and physically.    
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This story was produced as part of a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.
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On the heels of the fellowship series "The Children of Central City," the New Orleans City Council recently approved a resolution calling for a citywide approach to childhood trauma.
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Trauma researcher Natalie Slopen can't stop thinking about recent news footage showing a tearful father embracing his unresponsive son after a long forced separation.
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“The Children of Central City” is a powerful set of stories and videos that uncover the deep emotional and physical scars born by New Orleans’ most vulnerable kids.

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